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Youth & Family Counselor Overnight Relief

Job Type: Hourly (1.00 hours per week)
Job Code: 6096
Posted: 02/23/2015
Location: Saco 04072


About the Position
Maintains a safe and effective milieu by participating in the provision of a structured, therapeutic environment in which families can safely work on their treatment issues.
Schedule: Relief Awake Overnights
Location: Saco Campus

The Ideal Candidate Will:

  • Ensure safety of residents during night hours by maintaining a wakeful presence and by conducting and documenting ten (10) minute staggered bed checks Provide Direct Care to clients by using the prescribed treatment strategies and observing and monitoring behaviors.
  • Assist in developing and accomplish an effective crisis plan.
  • Provide assistance to clients by creating and following developmentally appropriate recreational activities.
  • Maintain records by ensuring complete and accurate daily logs, and documenting medication and other written reports as required.
  • Set and maintain professional boundaries with language, attire and interactions.
  • Assist by following proper TCI (Therapeutic Crisis Intervention) procedures, including preventative behavior supports and physical interventions.

Education Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED with the ability to work with difficult-to-manage youth.

General Requirements

  • Third shift experience preferred.
  • Clean Driver's license.
  • A reliable vehicle and the organization's minimum auto insurance coverage are also required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals on behalf of youth and their families.
  • Capacity to develop a professional orientation to child care.
  • Able to relate to children with warmth and understanding, and have the ability to identify the needs and problems of children.


  • Access to the Employee Assistance Program.
  • Eligible to participate in the 403(b) retirement plan.

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